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The Southern Swell is here! (California) The Southern Swell is here! (California)
Tromptista - 5/11/2012 4:02 PM
Have you noticed the warmer temperatures and different surf activity lately ? During the stormy winter months Southern California is hit by northern swell generated from storm activity originating in places like Siberia. During the Spring and Summer months Southern California receives more southerly swell generated by storm activity in and around Antarctica / New Zealand. This change from northern to southern swell brings warmer water temperatures and typically marks the start of warmer weather ...
New Marine Protected Area’s Going into effect January 1st, 2012 (California) New Marine Protected Area’s Going into effect January 1st, 2012 (California)
Tromptista - 12/29/2011 3:17 PM
3….2….1…. Put down your spears. Starting Sunday, January 1st, 2012 eleven new areas including Laguna will become completely off limits to fishing commercial or otherwise. The controversial fishing restrictions have been pushed back several times but now will officially become implemented. These new, expanded, and enhanced areas are established with the hope for marine life rejuvenation. Marine protected areas have proved successful throughout the world. In one example Cabo Pulmo National Park in...